Baker McKenzie and its Singapore member firm, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, took home "Tax Team of the Year" for Greater China and "Legal Team of the Year" for Southeast Asia, at the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2019 held in Singapore on 30 May. This is the seventh year running that the Singapore team has been recognized as the best legal team in Southeast Asia since the awards started in 2013.
Commenting on the awards, Steven Sieker, Asia Pacific Chair of the Firm's Tax Practice said, " It is a great honor to be recognized in these awards. They are a testament to the hard work and dedication that our pool of talented lawyers and professional staff in the region consistently demonstrate in serving private businesses and family offices. We would like to thank WealthBriefingAsia for this recognition, and look forward to continue assisting our clients in navigating those complex tax and wealth management related issues."
The Firm's Wealth Management Group regularly advises high net worth individuals and families, trust companies, private banks and other financial institutions, on a wide range of regulatory and commercial issues. The teams in Singapore and Hong Kong have been consistently ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific as top-tier private client practices.The WealthBriefingAsia Awards recognizes the excellence and outstanding achievements of wealth management professional firms and individuals as well as technology providers across Asia. For a full list of winners, please click here.